This week on Facing the Future we talk with Richard Jackson, President and Founder of the Global Aging Institute, and the author of a timely new paper titled, Why the National Debt Still Matters. The paper explains why it is wishful thinking to believe that America can continue to run up the national debt without placing its future at risk and why current budget projections may greatly understate the future debt burden.
Reconciliation Bill on Climate and Health Care Passes While Inflation Shows Signs of an Ebb
CBO Long-Term Budget Outlook: Rising Deficits, Debt and Economic Challenges
The Growing Cost of Russia’s War in Ukraine
Making the ’Case’ in Congress for Fiscal Discipline
Budget Reconciliation Package for Biden Domestic Agenda has a Pulse
How Should We Fix Social Security?
The DC Economic Conundrum
Social Security and Medicare Creep Towards Insolvency
David Gergen: It’s time for Baby Boomers to Pass the Baton
Breaking Down the 10-year CBO Federal Budget Baseline
COVID Lingers. Have We Learned Any Lessons?
Not Your Father’s Cold War
Congress has a Tall Agenda and a Short Clock
First Quarter GDP: Down But Not Out
How the Younger Generation Views Fiscal Sustainability
The Economic and Budgetary Challenges of Climate Change
Students Tackle the Debt and Inflation Remains High
Revisiting Immigration in Light of the Ukraine Crisis
Sizing Up the Biden Budget
Facing the Future in America’s Heartland
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